About VentureWell

VentureWell envisions a world where science and technology innovators have the support they need to solve the world’s most difficult problems.

We are leaders in developing programs in higher education, government, and philanthropy that prepare innovators to launch economically scalable, technological ventures around the world.

Watch our introduction to VentureWell video here. We also invite you to view our blog and more videos of our work to deepen your understanding of our work in technology innovation, invention and entrepreneurship.

Founded with support from the Lemelson Foundation, VentureWell also receives substantial funding from the National Science Foundation, the United States Agency for International Development, and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. We are a growing organization with an annual budget of $10 million dollars.

VentureWell is located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley/Five College area in Western Massachusetts. We offer competitive pay and generous benefits including insurance, paid time off, and retirement.

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Open positions

VP Programs Manages staff and directs the activities and growth of VentureWell’s programs. Read more.

Director of Development – Manages our development efforts and leads the expansion of our foundation and public funding sources. Read more.

Program Manager, Global Initiative – Participate in our Xcelerator training program, with responsibility for helping to expand the program’s capabilities for online engagement, team support and knowledge management. Read more.

Program Manager, I-Corps Initiative – Coordinates and implements the I-Corps™ courses, an innovative and unique training initiative (modeled after the LeanLaunch Pad curriculum) that brings together select academic researchers, student entrepreneurs and business mentors. Read more.

Director of Marketing and Communications – Responsible for the development of VentureWell’s marketing and communication strategy and plan, with hands-on management of activities that promote the organization and its programs. Read more.

Research and Evaluation Specialist – Integral part of a small R+E team with responsibility for evaluation planning, logic model development, survey creation, and qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Read more.

Grant Administrator –  Provides customer service and administrative support for all grant-related processes. Read more.

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